Strunk's Source Readings in Music History
The Baroque Era 2nd Revised edition
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Strunk's Source Readings in Music History by Leo Treitler
Book DescriptionAnd as music itself was becoming more and more of a public affair, discussions and writings about music increased greatly. In The Baroque Era, Margaret Murata presents twoscore readings from a constellation of personalities whose thoughts and opinions help define the period for us. We hear, of course, from the composers (Monteverdi, Schutz, Rameau, Bach) and the theorists (Artusi, Simpson, North, Mattheson), but we also find the words of nonmusicians, ranging from the famous (Joseph Addison, Lady Mary Montagu) to the unknown "Truthful Reporter."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393966978
(236mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 22-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leo Treitler
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Leo Treitler's seventeen classic essays trace the creation and spread of song (cantus), sacred and secular, through oral tradition and writing, in the European Middle Ages. The accompanying CD contains performances of much of the music discussed.
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The definitive collection of great writings on music from ancient Greece through the twentieth century.
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Author Biography - Leo Treitler
Leo Treitler, Distinguished Professor of Music at the City University of New York, is the author of Music and the Historical Imagination, as well as other books and articles on music historiography and medieval music.
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